Houston, September 22: Welcoming US President Donald Trump at 'Howdy, Modi!' event in Houston, PM Modi said that his name is known to every person on the planet. Praising Trump for his economic reforms, PM Modi said, "Ab ki Baar Trump Sarkaar" (This Time Trump Government) a version of BJP government's popular slogan "Abki baar Modi sarkar" (This Time Modi Government). Starting his speech, Prime Narendra Modi said, "He was a household name even before he went to hold the highest seat in the US". Howdy, Modi! Live News Updates.
"We have met a few times, and every time he has been the same warm, friendly, energetic and accessible. We in India have connected well with President Trump, the words of candidate Trump, 'Ab ki baar Trump sarkar', rang loud and clear," PM Modi said.
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Talking about Trump's journey, Modi said, "From CEO to Commander-in-chief, from Boardroom to Oval office, from politics to economy, he has left a deep and lasting impact everywhere." Referring to the billion of Indians, Modi said, "You once introduced me to your family. Today, I introduce you to my family."
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Admiring the Trump's leadership, PM Modi said, "I admire him also for his sense of leadership and passion for America." Taking about the great India-US ties, Indian Premier said, "People are at the heart of all relationships. From Houston to Hyderabad, from Boston to Bengaluru, from Los Angeles to Ludhiana, hundreds and millions are glued to tv even though it is late Sunday night in India." The event was attended by over 50,000 Indian-Americans.